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Citing art in body of application?

What factors should an inventor consider when deciding whether or not to include references to other art in the background section of their patent application? It no longer seems to be a common ...
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Can I use examples in the Background section?

To make sure the Background section of my application conveys the novelty of my idea, can I provide an exemplary use case scenario within the Background section? Without it, I feel that the examiner ...
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Fixing a poorly written patent application that has not been published

I have a patent application that was poorly written. There have been no office actions on the merits and the application has not published. I want to basically rewrite the app, or at least change it ...
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Patent filing via international PCT system

After filing US application how much time applicant should wait to file PCT application? What are the benefits of filing early or late?